Van Hook Family History

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Van Hook Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Dutch Van Hoek, a habitational name for someone from any of various places in the Netherlands and Belgium called Hoek, for example in East and West Flanders, Zeeland, North Brabant, Gelderland, and elsewhere, or from the Hook of Holland (Hoek van Holland). Compare Vandenhoek.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Van Loon, Van Hoose, Van Loo, Van Eck, Van Beek, Van Hove, Van Cott

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Van Hook Family Origin

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Van Hook Family Occupations

What did your Van Hook ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, None was the top reported job for people in the UK named Van Hook.

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Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • None

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Van Hook Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Van Hook. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Van Hook census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 482 immigration records available for the last name Van Hook. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Van Hook. For the veterans among your Van Hook ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Van Hook Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Van Hook life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Van Hook in 1963 was 60, and 77 in 2004.

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